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Searchable databases and software for reporting and retrieving special education related information.

California Special Education Reference

Nonpublic Schools/Agencies

Special Education Local Plans

  • Required components to comply with Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as amended in 2004, accompanying regulations, and the California Education Code (Updated 24-Mar-2021)

California Administrative Hearings Database

Special Education Enrollment Data

  • Annual Performance Report Measures (Updated 24-Aug-2020)
    Short summaries of special education program and student outcome data for California LEAs.
  • DataQuest
    Reports for accountability, enrollment, graduates, dropouts, course enrollments, staffing, English Learners, and test data.
  • CalEdFacts
    Provides statistics and information on a variety of subjects concerning education in California.
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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
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